Al Furjan School - information on DubaiFAQs.com (so far only has a few details from this press release)
Beacon Education - information on DubaiFAQs.com
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Nakheel Announce Partnership with Madaares
Dubai, 9th September 2007: Nakheel, one of the world’s largest privately-held property developers, today announced a partnership with Madaares and Beacon Education to build a leading American curriculum school at Al Furjan, Nakheel’s new family-oriented villa community. This world class school will be the centre of a large community and will have a total capacity of over 1,700 students and will be operational by 2009.
The American curriculum school will provide Al Furjan families with a stimulating, safe and secure environment for their children in which the highest quality of teaching is delivered and learning is achieved. The carefully planned architecture of the school will provide sporting and leisure facilities for the use of the Al Furjan community even beyond the school day.
In a statement from Board Chairman of Madaares, Nasser Bin Hassan Al-Shaikh he commented: “As our newest American curriculum school the campus in Al Furjan will focus on the development of the whole child with an emphasis on individual skills and talents whilst ensuring the social and emotional needs of the child are met. Our aim at Madaares is to increase the quality of education in the Gulf region by combining local knowledge with expertise drawn from around the world.”
Madaares with its education management company, Beacon Education, intend to raise the standard of private education in the region and provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to compete with the world’s top schools.
Mohammed Rashed Bin Dhabeah, Director, Al Furjan, said: “At Nakheel we are delighted to have confirmed our partnership with Madaares. Al Furjan is a family focused development where the values of neighbourhood living lie at the heart of the community. The announcement of a leading American curriculum school at Al Furjan makes the development an ideal place for families to invest in their future.”